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shot spotter's covers how the city and police are hoping they can reach or increase the coverage by about 70%. selling to talk about expanding the crime-fighting shot spotter a technology. a woman was hit by flying glass was from a shooting or police say boarded two cars and three homes. city leaders are hoping he this can help make a difference in cases like these. >>> we've had several crucial cases where the shot spotter data has been a crucial point to all of the police department to identify the shooter good application of the shootings. >>> it can pinpoint shops and network nearby officers almost immediately after it was first used in 2006. we know as of so far shots what has been activated in the city of oakland about 4200 times. 911 calls for the shots of rum account for up 25%. cristobalite and the community to report shots in their neighborhood. >>> shots were fired between two cars on watt studied estate 580. the oakland tribune reports one bullet riddled one car. he of the act of for 10 mi. because the road was closed for more than an hour. >>> for people are displace
into the city. cruising at the san mateo bridge weston ease down the drive is 13 minutes into in no stalling whatsoever at the golden gate bridge. i have been checking with the chp in their no incidents to look for too. >> are right erika thank you backed headlines this morning five people were in a five alarm fought fire-- firefighters had the blaze under control in about an hour no injuries were reported. also the san jose police are investigating a double shooting their receiving multiple reports of gunshots in the way of pedro. later two men with non-life threatening to walk into a local hospital the incident is believed to be gang-related no suspects have been arrested at this point. >> and shooting at dozens of bullets flying at the 5800 block of 18th street, a pregnant woman was sitting in her car at that time of the shooting she was wounded by flying glass. the bullets to a wall and ride to the glass of a window of a home with a family inside. >> we were just sitting on the couch and all of a sudden we heard all the shooting. you could hear pinging and pinging and pinging. so me and
a school and a bay area hospital plays a starring role in a film opening tonight in new york city . >> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is bay area news at 7:00. >>> good evening. it's wednesday, september 25th. i'm gasia mikaelian, and this is bay area news at 7:00. we begin with developing news out of san francisco where three people have just been taken into custody after leading police on a high speed chase. police tell us pacific heights where a woman says a man grabbed her backpack then jumped into a silver mercedes suv. it ended when the suv struck a mini van at sage and buchanan street. suspected robber and two other people were taken into custody. the driver of the mini van was injured as well as two of the suspects. a child at a nearby park was struck by debris. >>> crews are at the scene of a minor train incident right now on the peninsula. it happened within just the last hour. traffic was stopped for awhile but it does seem to be moving to the area. you can see from this, passenger reports the northbound train was packed with riders heading to to
it -- hare bore. you can see from -- harbor. you can see it from the ground. >>> texas is city shaking from an earthquake. it happened late saturday night and was centered in irving texas, that's a disturb of dallas. walls crack and pictures were knocked off walls but no manger damage was reported. >> the couch actually shook side to side. it actually -- you felt the tremor coming through. >> seismologists say these are not unusual to texas although it is not home to a faultline. >>> it smells like rotten eggs at spinaker. the paper reports that the odor has gotten so bad, some people don't want to go outside. rockland corporation reportedly owns the lagoon and the air company sent them a problem that they will have to fix the problem and pay a fine. >>> the u.s. supreme court begins a new term today, one that could bring rulings on affirmative action and voting rights. alison burns has more. >> reporter: the health decision, of course, was the big fi nayly. now the -- finale. now they are preparing to take on more explosive issues. the justices attended the red mass that includes a prayer.
're also looking at the hayward commune, hayward, union city and fremont. traffic is getting busier by the minute. the dumbarton bridge not looking all that bad as you drive into san francisco. there's the runway with delta taking off on. there will be fog delays -- taking off on the runway. there will be fog delays. you will see the air delays -- in fact, if you are expecting someone call the airlines and make sure they are not late. 7:07. let's go to steve. >>> sal, thank you, sir. well, a lot of fog out there. i mean for september. usually this time of year temperatures start to warm up. the coast and the city. it's not happened. it's been a cool, cool pattern. there are signs that maybe this weekend that could turn around a little bit. we've been stuck for the longest time. morning fog, sunny. temperatures very similar to yesterday. about the same tomorrow. it looks like temperature also start to warm up inland. maybe we can sweep that fog away with a north-northeast wind. the official high this year should be 70 degrees. 62 -- i mean, every day, 62, 63, 64. i mean, it's been a
will see the mid-70s. upper 50s in daly city. for those of you having to the giants' game against the diamondbacks the first pitch is that 7:15 p.m.. they will start off and the low 60s and you'll see cloud cover with winds at 15 mi. an hour. the warm-up starts tomorrow. saturday slated to be the warmest with the mid- 90s. and those '70s for the coast. >> there is a very slow ride at the bay bridge this morning. originally 20 minutes now 24. the 884 interchange is extremely slow. the metering lights are clamped down look there's hardly any movement through the toll plaza. there's a suspicion that something is going on near the bridge. there are big delays now as you had from the macarthur made city shore freeway and from the nimitz freeway. the salmon sale bridge westbound ride is doing pretty well, 12 minutes. and about an hour the time a double. the commute to the golden gate bridge d 101 southbound is still a pretty easy ride but the volume is definitely up. we're now in the wintertime pattern for the commute. picking up your right in the east bay we will start with the shore f
in damascus in allepo, three syrian cities that are now battle grounds. >> reporter: in one city this would be bad enough. in three this is a disaster. this is now the reality of three main cities in syria. the troops fighting rebels for control of whole districts. aleppo is syria's biggest city, a business capital. engulfed now in the business of war. it's now being destroyed to make it safe. syrian troops are on the offensive in the country's third city, homs. recapturing many areas from what they say are foreign fighters and extremist muslims. rebels, they say, directly armed by arab states. in one district they took they showed us what they said was an abandoned rebel headquarters. backed with saudi arabia markings scattered around. a makeshift scaffold with ropes and a meat hook was there. they said rebels tortured and hanged people here. we have no way of proving this. the u.n. mostly accuses the regime of mass torture, but says rebels are guilty of human rights abuses too. but it's clear this is a dirty war. here in homs and every city. no one is safe. no fate is spared. krern church
. >>> there is debate over how affective his crime-fighting technology is even with the lack of evidence the city still glinted oakland police of $350,000 to expand the shot spotter system. as it stands the monitoring system covers about half the city. the police want to expand that to include parts of north oakland so it includes a 70%. oakland police believe this technology will hopes of more crimes. just an hour before the safety meeting a pregnant woman sitting in the car was hit by flying glass. the class was from the shooting that hit two cars and three homes. by expanding their reach they are hoping they can cut down on incidents like these. >>> it's our belief that if we can track it weaken predicted and if we predict it we can prevent it. >>> shops daughter was first used in 2006. evidence that helps fight crimes is mostly anecdotal at arrest and convictions are hard to come by. the system is only as good as this community support. when it encouraged neighbors recalled by 11 of the hear shots in their neighborhood. >>> i think the weekend is one to be something else. a lot folks along the coas
released about the alleged incident. >>> a family from vallejo has filed a claim against the city after a police officer killed one of their dogs. police have said that the officer had no choice but to shoot when the family's two dogs charged him during a visit to their home in may. an 11-year-old labrador mix was killed. the other dog wasn't injured. the officer was there to take a report on identity theft. the family is seeking unspecified damages. >>> the nfl referees union has reached a tentative contract agreement and the regular refs are expected back on the field for tomorrow night's game. the sides concluded two days of talks just about an hour ago, ending that lockout that began in june. the details have not been released, and must still be raffed by the union. a controversial call during monday night's game turned up the pressure for the agreement. we'll have more on this tentative deal coming up later in sports. >>> an 11-year-old boy is out of the hospital tonight, and recovering at home after being shot while he was sound asleep in his bed. it happened in oakland. paul cham
is infringing on other nations' sovereign city, ignoring history and international law. chinese foreign minister didn't show up for the speech. he's scheduled to speak at the u.n. on friday. he is expected to reiterate chinese claims and pressure japanese leaders into accepting that a territorial issue exists between them. south korean foreign minister didn't show up either. he has rejected japan's proposal to bring the dispute to the international court of justice. south korean officials believe that no dispute exists over those islands since they control them. >>> hundreds of chinese have protested in front of the u.n. headquarters angry about china's nationalization of the senkaku islands. the protesters gathered ahead of noda's speech. >> we want to get the information to all the leaders in the united nations let them know, the island belong to china. >> the demonstrators waved chinese flags and signs demanding that japan leave the islands. >>> mahmud ahmendinejad criticized israel for posing a constant threat to his country. he told the general assembly the major powers are taking advantage
. >>> a family from vallejo has filed a claim against the city after a police officer killed one of their dogs. police have said that the officer had no choice but to shoot when the family's two dogs charged him during a visit to their home in may. an 11-year-old labrador mix was killed. the other dog wasn't injured. the officer was there to take a report on identity theft. the family is seeking unspecified damages. >>> the nfl referees union has reached a tentative contract agreement and the regular refs are expected back on the field for tomorrow night's game. the sides concluded two days of talks just about an hour ago, ending that lockout that began in june. the details have not been released, and must still be raffed by the union. a controversial call during monday night's game turned up the pressure for the agreement. we'll have more on this tentative deal coming up later in sports. >>> an 11-year-old boy is out of the hospital tonight, and recovering at home after being shot while he was sound asleep in his bed. it happened in oakland. paul chambers was there, and tells us the one thing
weapons at all costs. is it all talk and no walk? we'll get reaction from former new york city mayor rudely skrul. he is right next to me. at last gas prices going down. the drop from peak prices is far slower than many drivers would like. relief may not be around for long. we have details coming up. stop the madness. fury consumes the nfl. replacement refs blow a game-dieding -- game deciding call between the seahawks and packers. even when they say it's not it is always about money melissa: see i told you he was here. you saw him in the shot. take a look at today's market headlines. stocks stumble following comments from philadelphia fed president charles plosser. in an exclusive interview with fox business, he expressed skepticism about the latest stimulus and its ability to boost the economy. the dow closed down 101 points. >>> good day for shares of research in motion. the blackberry maker said it gained two million subscribers. the investors liked the presentation of the upcoming blackberry 10 operating system. >>> shares of tesla motors nosediving. the electric carmaker slash
. chairman, this is a city where the ideas of milton friedman continued to get a lot of attention. one of our questions via twitter is how you think he may have viewed the federal reserve evolving role over the last five years. >> i think -- i am a very big fan of belden friedman. i was a colleague of his. i had many opportunities to speak with him. i spoke at his 90th birthday party. he was a terrific economist. very insightful. i think he would support what we are doing. one of the things that made his reputation was his work with anna schwartz about the great depression. they pointed to two basic problems. they pointed to the deflation, the overly tight monetary policy and they pointed to the collapse of the banking system. we took that very much to heart. we were aggressive early on. we did not allow the fact that interest rates were very low to pull us that monetary policy was just accommodated as it needed to be and we were aggressive, as you know, and trying to prevent the clots of our banking system. in addition, he very much supported providing enough liquidity to the economy so that
the third consecutive month in 20 cities reported positive monthly changes. melissa: thanks so much. you remember greg smith from goldman sachs. he rode the op-ed about the new york times. [talking over each other] melissa: he has a book on the way charlie gasparino tells us how the author and some big banks are preparing -- lori: let's check the dollar and how it is fairing. not a significant move. there is a tug-of-war going on regarding greece and spanish yields are higher and back with more in a moment. i'm so glad you called. thank you. we're not in london, are we? no. why? apparently my debit card is. what? i know. don't worry, we have cancelled your old card. great. thank you. in addition to us monitoring your accounts for unusual activity, you could also set up free account alerts. okay. [ female announcer ] at wells fargo we're working around the clock to help protect your money and financial information. here's your temporary card. welcome back. how was london? [ female announcer ] wells fargo. together we'll go far. >> 20 minutes past the hour. japanese coast guard vessels sho
dallas is on track to be one of the fastest-growing areas for jobs in this country. the city is projecting to add 380,000 jobs over the next five years. how is dallas bucking the unemployment trend and spurring job creation? joining me is mike rollins with the weekly answer. according to stats on your state or your city, very impressive for july. your unemployment rate was 7.4% and well below the national average. a lot of people think is the oil and gas industry but when i look at stocks that is not it. >> we are very diversified. we are one of the last to go into the recession and first to come out. first of all we are geographically located in a great place so we have a lot of corporate headquarters here. investing in the future, we don't just freeze up but put more public infrastructure and any time in our city's history in the middle of the recession, we are a city of opportunity. people come to make it and make it now. don't want to get caught up in a lot of political stuff or non partisan city and all about business, making it happen and that spirit of growth is alive
to protect students after a man grabs a girl in a student bathroom. >>> and west nile virus in the city. how san francisco health officials are responding to the first human case of the virus. >>> right now, a live look outside over foster city. christina loren will be along to tell you about a very warm forecast that is coming up. you are watching nbc bay area. >>> good morning. thanks for being with us. i'm marla tellez. >> i'm jon kelley. good morning. this just in to the newsroom, a surprising change of course for the concord teen charged in the crash that killed a father and daughter. >> we have jodi hernandez who got out of the courtroom. >> reporter: the teenager struck and killed the father and daughter along the sidewalk last april. changed his plea to guilty. the victims' family walked out of the courtroom in tears after hearing the teenager admit for the first time that he was driving 72 miles in hour in a 45-mile-an-hour zone hitting and killing the man and his 5-year-old daughter. the teenager pleaded guilty this morning to two counts of manslaughter with gross negligence and on
is a live shot of san francisco and city hall. we do have fog but the good news is we are looking forward to some beautiful weather this weekend. it is one to be hot and we could even set some records. triple digits for sunday and monday. there is a lot of fog as marinwood temperatures to one of all side with mainly '50s. here is what we can expect for today. areas of patchy fog and into the bay. clear and mild as we head into the evening. i will talk more about the triple digits and what to expect to the weekend coming up in my full forecast. >>ysabel: arson investigators are at the scene of a fire at law office. >> fire investigators are wrapping up after a very long morning. this is after a fire broke out around 1:30 p.m. 1:30 p.m. . m.. fire crews were able to with the fire out quickly. it is is no one was here. arson investigators were on scene quickly. this is going to be a long investigation fury the fire chief was out here a little bit ago. >> heavy smoke and fire. >> we hope we have more information to come. >> the fire out here is the one earlier this morning. we can se
of opposition activity in the city. now, forces are going door to door essentially telling people to evacuate before the demolition begins. thousands more syrians are now displaced. >>> tense fighting also being reported in syria's main cities, aleppo and damascus. let's go to neighboring lebanon. mohammed, first of all, you look at these pictures. i mean, we see the demolition is taking place. displacement. it really does remind you of what happened 30 years ago when you had syrian president bashar al assad's father brutally suppressing a revolt in that very same city. >> reporter: well, that's right, suzanne. that's what we've heard from residents in hama that are being affected by this. the massacre that happened here 30 years ago is still very much fresh in the minds of residents in hama, and they are concerned that what's happening now might be a precursor it a repeat of that. now, in 1982 you had syrian security forces at the orders of al assad, his father, putting done a revolt there. there were never any official numbers, but estimates ranging from between 3,000 to maybe 40,000 people
. >> sorry. >> go ahead. >> that was pointed out by the citi note that underwriters are much tighter these days. so the risk is we have all the starts and the home builders are doing well but they will reach the point where the buyers can't get the credit they need and demand is gone. >> that's why when the toll brothers made it, they were in the process. it is one of those things, why aren't more people using the money and bernanke -- go buy a house, chairman. chairman bernanke, go buy an apartment for rental. what you'll see is unless you pay in cash or cut out the banks entirely and that hurts the rate of return, unless you're paying crash you'll tie yourself up for a really long time. evil gains are feeding into things. i do need to modulate here in the risk of the parts of corporations and the banks doing a 180. this is trauma from the financial corporation, which is okay. you want them to have some memory of it. >> i'm not a libertarian, okay? i believe in the law. i am not someone who says, we have to slash the regulations. i'm just saying, you know, the impotence is to not --
contracted the virus locally. infected bird was found near city college uncertain if the man was infected in the city or in one of surrounding counties. >>> fliers may notice unusual activity at sfo just a drill simulated plane crash into the waters and a full scale emergency response with firefighters and other disaster officials to test response. that drill starts 9:00 this morning. if you see a lot of lights around sfo, it is only a drill. >> terrifying if you didn't know that. >> exactly. >>> 4:37. we want to head obvious to mike and check on the weather. >>> good morning. happy hump day we made it to wednesday. it is partly cloudy now at sfo, i believe some of the fog will work towards that area we could have flight arrival delays again. make sure you check our flight tracker abc7news.com. not a strong sea breeze at the surface southwest wind 17 at fairfield, 7 napa, just a breath novato, hayward, livermore concord and san jose everybody else calm right now. as far as today, let's start around the bay, a few foggy spots 7:00,, low to mid 50s, mild by 4:00, mid 60s to upper 70s. inlan
they have, just to raise an issue that you might want to debate at some point here at city life bookstore, whether there might be an unfortunate connection string capitalism, the dominant system and a scale of warfare is mine pending at the same time. the europeans are terrified. they are tried to build a unity, a unified united states of europe in some ways modeling themselves in the united states. having had common currency for large parts of it, the year of an european commission and european parliaments and moving in that direction. they are now facing an extremely dangerous situation. one part of europe is doing very well. germany, france, northern europe. the rest of europe, particularly the southern areas, spain, italy, portugal, greece. ireland is not southern. hungry communist eastern. and others are in terrible shape, serious terrible shape. and because some folks don't pay attention to numbers, here's a chance for a statistic to help you. the professors in your essay cited at my university where he taught in esters at the university of athens, the major university in greece. th
. >> reporter: thousands of demonstrators stood outside the united nations in new york city, holding signs that read liberty and shouting out against iran. inside iran's president mahmoud ahmadinejad did not mention his nation's nuclear program, but accused the u.s. and israel of being bullies. >> translator: the threat by the zionists to resort to military action against our great nation is a clear example of this bitter reality. >> reporter: the comments prompted harsh words from israel's prime minister benjamin netanyahu as he headed to the u.s. for a speech of his own. they fear iran is building a nuclear weapon, and netanyahu has threatened military force. president obama pushed for a peaceful noregotiation. >> we had to make a statement today. the obama administration did make a statement. we're not going to listen to him anymore. >> reporter: nicholas burns called ahmadinejad's slurs more of the same rhetoric. he blamed the west for a bad economy. accused the candidates of ignore the 99%. >> translator: we believe those who spend hundreds of millions of dollars on election campaigns
at a huge rally actually. very excited crowd in westerville, ohio, near the city of columbus and franklin county, and -- according to the most recent polls, mr. romney has some catching up to do with president obama. latest cbs quinnipiac new york times polls shows romney trailing by ten points in ohio but introduced by jack nicklaus a superstar in the state of ohio and mr. romney is hoping that helped. >>> checking other top stories at 16 past the hour, soldier at fort hood in texas charged with manslaughter after shooting a fellow serviceman. police say the soldier use add gun to scare away his friend's hiccups but the gun accidentally discharged and hit the 22-year-old man in the face. the two had been drinking. >>> despite calls from fellow republicans to step down, missouri representative todd akin is staying in the race. yesterday was the last possible day to remove his name from the november ballot, but the candidate who caused a firestorm after his comments about "legitimate rape" says he has one purpose, and that is replacing democrat claire mccaskill. >>> we want to show you rem
here in new york city. the protesters gathered outside the united nations. this as the iranian president ahmadinejad set to address the u.n. inside. joining us is a senator. what do you make of the fact he's speaking today? here's ahmadinejad on the world stage. >> he's obviously trying to get attention. this guy is reviled by most of the people in the world. the only good news i can say is this is probably his last appearance on the world scene at least as far as new york is concerned. trying to figure out what this guy -- this guy is doing is something hard to figure except he's always looking for attention. one of the problems is right now many times we mistake infamy for famous. this guy is infamous, not famous. connell: i want to talk to you a little bit about -- >> he's on his way out. connell: i want to talk to you a little bit about how this is affecting and foreign affairs are affecting our presidential election. as a democrat president obama receiving a lot of criticism for not meeting this week at the general assembly at the u.n., in front of world leaders. what's yo
't seem to matter. >> melissa mentions the citi call, the mcdonald's call, the marriott call. these analysts are -- it's not that they're down on the stock all of a sudden. it's that they're reweighing the risk/reward, we keep seeing that, the balance of risk/reward. >> it's what we started with. they can't come out and say, stick with marriott or stick with microsoft because the fed is easing. they have to deal with what i used to call because i was an art history guy in college, the four walls of the canvas. and they can't go outside of it. they're more rembrandt than they are cessa. >> i'm making i'm sure in the right century. >> good. >> they're not polak necessarily. >> they're saying, what the heck is going on with the earnings? this must have been what it was like to be a realist painter at the time. >> what are you guys doing? >> yeah. like, that's not a painting. and now it's going for $150 million. >> the realist guys are worth like $5 million. that's what the analysts are like. they're realists in a time when the impressionist fires have taken over. it's a spots an
from athens. >> it seems today that this city has come to know all too well, petrol bombs, tear gas, protesters fighting on the streets. this time, the police soon regained control. the kind of violence, the peaceful protest of the majority, marching against more cuts to come. >> we are desperate people. >> the ax will fall on pensions and education and retirement age is set to rise for greece to receive its lifeline. >> it has been over two years since greece requested outside help and things are getting worse. they believe the entire strategy is wrong. imagine what might happen when they come into effect. >> one of those taking part is determined to help those suffering. in his spare time, he runs a clinic offering free care to the new poor of greece. everything here is donated. this is the other side of the crisis, solidarity between greeks hit by austerity. >> it is amazing to see greece in the 21st century having children that are starving. some cannot feed their children are provide simple things like an aspirin. >> at per se, 10 patients a week -- at first, 10 patients came h
in the iraqi city of tikrit has killed at least a dozen people and freed more than 80 prisoners. reports on the details varied. at a local official told the associated press prisoners had seized weapons from a prison store room, while other sources said militants attacked from the outside. a gun battle reportedly stretched for at least eight hours before authorities regained control. the prison houses inmates with ties to al qaeda, and some were awaiting execution. a gunman opened fire thursday inside a minneapolis sign making business, killing four people and wounding several others before turning the gun on himself. three others were critically wounded. there are reports the shooter was a former employee of the business who had been laid off thursdaearlier in the day. it follows a rash of other mass shootings in u.s. this year, and the latest act of violence involving a shooter with reported financial difficulties. the laid-off worker who killed a former co-worker outside the empire state building in nyc last month was reportedly facing eviction. two weeks before that, a man in college
and other big cities in this first big general strike since antonis samaras and his government took power in june. >> the government is adamant that it will stick to its plan, but could there be a sense in which these kinds of strikes help the government is looking for some leeway in the timetable in which it has to implement the reforms? >> i think you are right. what antonis samaras, the prime minister, will say to his european counterparts is to look at this groundswell of social unrest and fury bubbling beneath the surface and if the european partners want me to stay in power, then give me some leeway. that will be his message. he's pleading for two more years in which to cut the greek deficit. european leaders say it will really depend on whether greece quickens the pace of reform. we will know more within a matter of weeks when the greek international lenders publish their support, their assessment on how greece is doing. if it is a largely positive assessment, maybe he might get a little breathing room. maybe he might persuade angela merkel of germany and france want hollande -- fr
mitt romney. >> mark halperin? >> two events here in the city, at the global initiative, talked about america's role in the world, then he did an education nation interview with brian, very good. showed the fact that he's a policy guy, that he cares about issues. but that mitt romney does not get very much attention. and he doesn't put it on display very often. and it's now -- the thing he has to become is a fighter. he has to have people like joe scarborough look at him every day on the trail, every day, every event and say, he's fighting for the party. he's fighting for the country. he's fighting to turn the country around. i don't see that. but if he doesn't become that before the first debate and in the first debate, it's going to be very hard to keep the party together behind him. >> again, time's running out. october 2nd is early voting in ohio. you've got the first debate coming up. you've got people like karl rove. karl rove every day. and that's the guy i would be looking at if i were mitt romney. not just mitt romney but all of us should look at karl rove. what's karl doing
and around 40,000 refugees in several cities. it is a humanitarian treasure. >> woodruff: from our american graduate series, ray suarez gets the teacher of the year's take on how to engage students and keep them from dropping out. ♪ >> ifill: and we remember the singer who made americans swoon. andy williams. that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> woodruff: the trouble in greece today and in spain overnight brought the plight of europe's debt-ridden countries squarely back into the spotlight. street battles erupted in athens as nearly 70,000 people staged the largest demonstration since may of last year. we have a report from james mates of "independent television news." >> reporter: it's a sight that has become all too familiar in central at thens. a day supposed to have been about a general strike and pe
explore the pressures on a public school system in a city that's unexpectedly benefiting from economic good times. ray suarez has our story from north dakota. >> reporter: there is no better economic view in the u.s. than the one seen from above williston, north dakota. a rapidly expanding oil boom has taken root below, bringing with it widespread prosperity and an unemployment rate that sits at just 1%. this city's fortunes are in stark contrast to most of the nation. real estate is profitable. blue collar jobs are abundant. and much of the globe, including asia, the middle east and europe, is investing in the local economy. but as opportunities and new residents pour in, it is clear that williston, home to 12 thousand people just a few years ago, is dramatically changing. >> we probably have already doubled in size in the last three years. >> reporter: tom rolfstad was born and raised here and he is now in charge of the city's economic development. >> it's very conceivable that within three years well be 50,000 people and within five or seven years we could be 100,000 people. it's ju
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